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PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

Attendance Fee: € 1,100

ARRIVAL. Sunday, March 17

15:00 – 20:00 Registration – Venue: tbc
20:00 Welcome Reception        Venue: Zwölf-Apostelkeller
Dresscode: Business Casual

DAY 1. Monday, March 18

08:30 – 09:30 Welcome Coffee and Registration
09:30 – 10:30 Opening Ceremony
One World – One Rail. A Global Vision
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Strategic Session 1
One Belt, One Road. Improving international connectivity and cooperation.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Strategic Session 2
How to attract private investment? Transformative examples of different financing solutions for railway infrastructure.
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
15:30 – 17:00 Strategic Session 3
Digital railway & intelligent infrastructure: digitalization, standardization & scaling.
17:00 End of Congress DAY 1
19:30 Gala Dinner        Venue: Hofburg Vienna – Imperial Palace
Dresscode: Evening Attire/Cocktail

DAY 2. Tuesday, March 19

08:30 – 09:30 Welcome Coffee
09:30 – 10:30 Strategic Session 4
Synergy and scale in rail infrastructure development.
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:00 Strategic Session 5
Levelling boundaries: international cooperation, standardization and scaling up.
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Strategic Session 6
Industry 4.0 and the Green Revolution in the railway sector.
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 – 16:00 Strategic Session 7
Mobility and logistic hubs of the future.
16:00 – 16:30 Conclusions and Outlook
16:30 Close